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In the spirit of giving this season? Please consider the Blood Donation Center

Located on the third floor of the cancer hospital, the Blood Donation Center specializes in apheresis platelet donation. Snacks, drinks, and movies are provided. Enjoy free movie tickets and pizza when you bring friends or coworkers! More information on how to donate can be found here.

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TUG robot fleet to expand on Jan. 22

Since 2008, UNC Hospitals has utilized TUG robots in the laboratory, which make deliveries inside and outside the lab. On Jan. 22, 2018, our fleet of autonomous mobile robots will grow from 2 to 18 units. These TUG robots will assist our support services teams with delivery activities.

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Effective Monday, Jan. 8: Visitor Restrictions Across UNC Hospitals for Children Under 12

Beginning Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, children 11 years of age and younger are prohibited from visiting inpatients and inpatient waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals (including the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Wakebrook campuses, but excluding inpatient Hospice) and are prohibited from perioperative waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals Medical Center (Chapel Hill) and Hillsborough Hospital.

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Weight Loss Classes offered at UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont

Eight-week weight loss classes offered at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. Learn about healthy eating, exercise, and lifestyle change.

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Weight Loss Class offered at UNC Wellness Center at NW Cary

Eight week weight loss classes offered at the UNC Wellness Center at NW Cary. Learn about healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle change.

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Central Outpatient Pharmacy Changing Weekend/Holiday Hours of Operation

Starting Jan. 6, 2018, the Central Outpatient Pharmacy's Weekend/Holiday hours of operation will change from 8am-3pm to 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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News from HR

Details on the Jan. 8 downtime in the PREPHR and TSAccess servers, as well as information about Fidelity representative sessions at UNC Hospitals and Morrisville.

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Ground Floor Corridor Closed for Elevator Lobby Refurbishment Project

Service to elevators BT-2 and BT-5 will resume on Monday, Jan. 8. However, there will be access to the ground floor from elevator BT-1 through the duration of this phase (Wednesday, Jan. 31).

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Reminder: Registration/Scheduling WebEx Session for January

Outpatient Care Services Training and Development, with ISD Training, will host a Registration and Scheduling Training WebEx on Thursday, Jan. 11 from noon – 1:00 p.m. The topic this month is Insurance Verification and RTE Responses. Register for this WebEx through LMS using course code OCSISDRegWebExIL01. After you register, the WebEx information will be sent in a confirmation email.

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Epic@UNC Population Health updates coming Thursday, Jan. 4

On Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, the Epic@UNC Healthy Planet (Population Health) team will release updates to the Patient Outreach Encounter and Pediatric Immunizations in Health Maintenance.

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New Epic@UNC functionality for inpatient and Obstetrics users coming Jan. 9

Inpatient clinicians will see some new functionality starting on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Learn more about the new functions at this Intranet link.

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FastPass Going Live in UNC Medical Center Clinics – January 2018

In an effort to increase access for our patients, FastPass - a new scheduling tool, will go live in all UNC Medical Center practices in January 2018. FastPass is an automated tool that integrates with the Epic@UNC to monitor open appointments and notify patients when an earlier appointment is available.

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Find daily specials, nutritional information and more on NFS’s new Web Menus database!

Wondering what’s for lunch today at the Terrace Cafe? Ever wish you could look up the nutrients that were in that healthy salad you had for lunch at the Overlook? Have a gluten intolerance and want to make sure those tasty burrito bowls at Bandaleros won't upset your stomach? NFS has good news for you!

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Providers: New Order Set for CAR Hypothermia Induced Rewarming

A new Order Set (CAR Hypothermia Induced/Rewarming 3040000441) will be introduced Thursday, Jan. 4 and replace several existing order sets. Providers should print their own order set versions before Jan. 10, 2018 (when the existing order sets will be retired).

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Outpatient Providers: Preferred Lab Entry Update

Starting Jan. 8, outpatient providers will be able to enter a preferred lab for patients in the 'Demographics' section so that if a patient’s insurance requires them to use a specific lab, this lab will defaulted during order entry. View a screenshot at this Intranet link.

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Epic@UNC enhancements for providers and staff coming Jan. 7

Following the Epic@UNC downtime planned from 1 - 2:30 on Sunday morning, Jan. 7, users in the following disciplines will notice enhancements in Epic@UNC: Ambulatory, Inpatient, ASAP (Emergency Department), Beaker (Labs), Willow (Pharmacy), Cupid (Cardiology), Radiant (Radiology), Optime (ORs). View details at this Intranet link.

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UNC Health Care Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All employees are invited to attend the annual UNC Hospitals Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program, scheduled to take place on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

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New Year's Reminders from the Benefits Office

Have questions about benefits changes? Find general information and answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about new coverage and 2018 elections at this link.

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Outpatient Care Services will run normal schedules Jan. 5

Please plan ahead and leave extra time when traveling to/from work. Also, when coming into work please plan to bring food and drinks for yourself if possible. We are not short on supply, but need to protect our ability to feed patients.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Quality Improvement to Research

Quality improvement projects and research guide, improve, and generate new nursing knowledge. NGR presents: Transitioning QI to research

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Electronic W-2 authorization and on-line access to 2017 W-2s

UNC Hospitals, Chatham Hospital and UNC Hospital-paid Faculty Physicians & Staff employees can access W-2s electronically via Document Self Service.

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